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Nelvana, Nick Germany ink toon deal

11 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

TORONTO -- Canadian cartoon producer Nelvana Ltd. on Monday said it has sold four cartoon series to Nick Germany ahead of its fall launch. Nickelodeon's German kids channel, set to go live in September, has picked up a package of Nelvana programming that includes 20 episodes of 3-D musical adventure series The Backyardigans, 26 episodes of the preschool series Max & Ruby, another 49 episodes of Care Bears, and episodes 27 through 54 of Braceface. In a statement, Markus Andorfer, the newly installed program director at Nick Germany, said the four Nelvana series will complement Nick's own cartoon series. Andorfer hammered out the deal with Wiebke Hoefer, Nelvana's sales director for Eastern and Central Europe, Turkey and Israel. »

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Nelvana inks pact with Teletoon

25 January 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

TORONTO -- Canadian cartoon producer Nelvana Ltd. said Monday that it has inked a home video and DVD pact with Teletoon, the country's all-animation specialty channel. Toronto-based Nelvana said the joint venture with Teletoon will bring library titles like Pippi Longstocking and Braceface into retail stores under a newly-created Teletoon Presents label. Distribution partner kaBoom! Will release the first Teletoon Presents home entertainment offering, My Dad the Rock Star, on April 4, Nelvana said. Nelvana vp home entertainment Peter Maule said his company wanted to leverage its ties to the specialty channel to launch new home-video and DVD titles. »

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